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Classic history of Durham by a Duke history professor.
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History of Durham from 1885-1950, including photographs and a detailed index.
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Over 350 photographs of Durham past and present.
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An excellent building-by-building history of Durham and of its architecture. Thoroughly indexed.
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History of the county and city from the 1740s to the 1980s. This is the most recent thorough history of the county.
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